GB beaten in men's team pursuit

Great Britain fail to defend their team pursuit title after losing to Australia on the opening day of the World Track Cycling Championships in Belarus.

The British quartet of Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Andy Tennant and Sam Harrison finished more than four seconds behind Australia, who took gold in three minutes and 56.751 seconds.

Clancy, who is the squad's oldest member at 27-years-old, is positive after the race, saying his team are in a "good position" at such an early stage of the cycling season.

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